President’s Message,

Welcome back to the 2020-2021 school year. While last year ended rather abruptly, we are very excited to be back in action this year. We missed all of you! Our teachers and administrators are working very hard to ensure that distance learning as well as in school learning are done exceptionally well and with all considerations taken. Please take a moment to thank your teachers!

We, at HOM PTSA, continue to guide our activities by remaining safe and healthy while still focusing on our goal of improving academic success by facilitating family engagement, communication, spirit, and raising funds to assist where needed.

Please consider joining or renewing your membership in HOM PTSA. For $10 per adult and $8 per student, your membership will make a difference. Please follow PTSA on Facebook @hom.ptsa and on Instagram @hompanthers for up to the minuteupdates.

On behalf of the entire HOM PTSA Board and our hundreds of members, we look forward to a successful, healthy, happy, and enriching year, and look forward to yoursupport.

You can always reach us by emailing

Rachel Seifer
HOM PTSA President 2020-2021

2020 - 2021 HOM PTSA Board

Rachel Seifer - President

Gayla Harrington - Vice President

(Open Position) – Vice President of Fundraising

Dailyn Mills – Vice President of School Store

Erika Benzaquen - Treasurer

Maria Ward - Corresponding Secretary

Debra Struble - Recording Secretary

Iris Bakar – Uniform Chair

Shari Rothenberg – Uniform Chair

Maria Ward - Legislative Chair

Mona Lissa Emeran - Membership Chair

Shlomit Furman - Hospitality Chair

Majayura Hurtado – Teacher & Club Grant Chair

Kara Friedman - Dress Down Days Chair

Jodi Sklar - Feed Our Families Chair

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Membership needs to be renewed EACH school year for students, parents, teachers and any other community members who wish to join. The more members we have, the stronger our voice is on a community, state and national level.


Parent/Guardian Member Benefits: Periodic emails with updates of school and PTSA happenings; PTSA email newsletter; Volunteer opportunities for you and your child; Invitation to attend all PTSA General Membership meetings; Invitation to attend planned assemblies; Assistance from experienced parent members; Networking with experienced parent members via social media and chats.

Student Member Benefits: Volunteer opportunities for community service hours; Student member “party” in the fall spring; Representation at PTSA meetings.

Teacher Member Benefits: Periodic emails with updates of school and PTSA activities; PTSA email newsletter: Eligibility to apply for PTSA grants for your classroom or club; Eligibility to partake in PTSA sponsored offerings and other spirit events; Invitation to attend all PTSA General Membership meetings; Networking with parent members.

Please click on link below and access our online store to renew or subscribe to become a member. You will be able to print your PTSA membership card through the store.

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Support Us

HOM PTSA offers a multitude of ways you can promote your business and stay connected to the Highland Oaks Middle School community. With over 700 families in our school, your partnership is an excellent way to support our youth in their academic success and overall achievement.

Thanks to your contributions, HOM PTSA is able to:

  • Purchase educational software for classrooms and clubs;
  • Purchase and maintain technology like laptops, computers, smart boards;
  • Provide best pricing on school uniform items;
  • Make improvements to the school grounds;
  • Support teachers with grants and supplies;
  • Bring spirit events and social events to our school community.

Display a banner - on Ives Dairy Road. Your money will go directly to our Sports Booster Club. Hundreds if not thousands of cars drive by on a daily basis. Your banner will hang for an entire year. $1000 for the year. Email for more information or to sign up.

Email Newsletter Sponsor - Your logo and link to your site will appear on ALL of our emails and monthly email newsletters we send out to our 600 subscribers. Starting at $500 for the entire year (365 days from date of purchase).

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LED Marquee - advertisement on Ives Dairy Road. Hundreds if not thousands of cars drive by on a daily basis. Starting as low as $50/month for one day each week.

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Become an HOM Community Partner PTSA member - $25. Invited to all of our on-campus family assemblies & events (on hold due to COVID). This also supports the National and Florida PTA which advocates in Tallahassee and Washington DC for public schools.

See this link to become a community member:

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Donate goods or services - We welcome your donations of merchandise, gift baskets, services, or gift certificates, which we will use for a variety of raffles, giveaways, and promotions. All donations are tax deductible.

Make Your Donation

Speak at a PTSA Meeting – if you are an expert in an area of interest to parents, teachers, or middle school students, let us know. We could invite you to share your expertise by speaking at our PTSA meetings, held Sept, Nov, Jan, March, May.

Fundraising Events – You can provide a discount as a perk to our HOM PTSA members, or we can coordinate a “give back” event where you donate to HOM PTSA a percentage of money brought in by our families.

There are many ways that you can support your HOM PTSA and help us provide much needed resources for the students at Highland Oaks Middle.

All donations are greatly appreciated. No Donation is too large or too small. Alumni, business, community and grandparent donations are welcome. We are a 501(c)(3), so all donations are 100% tax deductible.

Support your PTSA today!

You can support HOM PTSA every time you shop on Amazon with just a few simple steps! Follow the link below and select Highland Oaks Middle PTSA in AmazonSmile as your charitable organization. Then every time you shop through the link Amazon will donate a percentage of your sales to our school!


Uniform Sales

Uniform shirts, spirit wear, and some supplies are available for sale online at our webstore, with pickup at Highland Oaks Middle School. Go to to shop now.

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Contact Us

Email, follow on Facebook @hom.ptsa and Instagram @hompanthers.

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